Drooling of saliva in children with cerebral palsy-etiology, prevalence, and relationship to salivary flow rate in an Indian population.

@article{Hegde2009DroolingOS,
  title={Drooling of saliva in children with cerebral palsy-etiology, prevalence, and relationship to salivary flow rate in an Indian population.},
  author={Amitha M. Hegde and Sharat Chandra Pani},
  journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={
          163-8
        }
}
The prevalence of drooling, the impact of various etiological factors on its severity, and its relationship to salivary flow rate were assessed in 113 individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). In this study, there were 74 males and 39 females with an age range of 6-18 years who were attending a special school in Chennai, India. The severity of drooling was assessed by visual examination; demographics and data regarding severity and control of drooling were collected via a questionnaire. Data… CONTINUE READING

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